SC Forestry Commission

Upcoming State Land Timber Sales

Below is a list of current timber sales open for bids on state owned forest lands.

 

South Carolina Forestry Commission

Sand Hills State Forest

SHSF-4632-ADV-TS-21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. Bids Will Open November 3, 2020, 10 a.m.
Bids can be mailed, hand delivered, or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4632-ADV-TS-21 and be in the
format / form of: one blended price per ton for all pine products. Payment for volume / load tickets is to be made weekly.

SHSF-4619-ADV-TS-21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. Bids Will Open September 1, 2020, 10 a.m.
Bids can be mailed, hand delivered, or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4619-ADV-TS-21 and be in the
format / form of: one blended price per ton for all pine products and one blended price per ton for all hardwood products. Payment for volume / load tickets is to be made weekly.

SHSF-4607-ADV-TS-21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. The sale will close and bids will open July 9, 2020, 10 a.m. Bids can be mailed, hand delivered or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4607-ADV-TS-20 and in the format / form of: a lump sum bid for all forest products. Payment in the full amount of the bid is to be made within ten (10) days of notification of Forestry Commission approval.

SHSF-4606-ADV-TS-21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. The sale will close and bids will open July 9, 2020, 11 a.m. Bids can be mailed, hand delivered or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4606-ADV-TS-20 and in the format / form of: one blended price per ton for all pine products. Payment for volume/load tickets is to be made weekly.

Manchester State Forest

MSF 607 ADV TS 21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber Manchester State Forest SFI / ATFS Certified. Bids Will Open October 15. 2020, 11 a.m.
Bids can be mailed, hand delivered or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale MSF 607 ADV TS 21 and in the format / form of: a blended, per ton price for all pine forest products. Payment in the full amount of the bid is to be within ten (10) days of notification of Forestry Commission approval.

MSF 606 ADV TS 21
Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber Manchester State Forest SFI / ATFS Certified. Operator Select First Thinning Target Basal Area: 65-75 Ft2/ac~ 164 ac and ~6,084 tons. This is an all weather logging site.    Timber Bids Will Open August 19. 2020, 11a.m.

MSF 604 ADV PS 21
The SC Forestry Commission, Manchester State Forest, 6740 Headquarters Road, Wedgefield, SC 29168 will accept sealed bids on the attached bid form until 11:00 AM Monday August 3, 2020 for the sale of  approximately 449 acres of longleaf pinestraw.  The sale areas consist of 4 separate lots.  The sale areas are described on the enclosed bid sheet and maps.  Bidders are encouraged to inspect the sale area to determine the volume estimates and raking conditions.   Site visits may be made at any time.  The SC Forestry Commission will not be responsible for areas that are overbid. 

 

 

 

Harbison State Forest

 

Wee Tee State Forest

 

Poe Creek State Forest

 

SCFC St. George Nursery

 

 

Department of Natural Resources

Love Farms
Richland County
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per ton bids for the sale of approximately 7,200 tons of pine pulpwood to be clearcut from approximately 64.5 acres of planted loblolly pine, and selectively thinned from approximately 7.6 acres of natural and planted loblolly pine. Due to controlled access to the property, a pre-bid inspection meeting for interested parties will take place on November 4, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. This will be the only opportunity for buyers to inspect the sale area prior to bidding.
Bids will be accepted until 1:00 p.m. on November 18, 2020 at SCDNR Headquarters, 1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC – Room 202, at which time the bids will be publicly opened.

Belfast
Newberry/Laurens County line
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per ton bids for the sale of approximately 5,061 tons of pine pulpwood, 4,185 tons of pine chip-n-saw, 14,708 tons of pine sawtimber, 2,584 tons of hardwood pulpwood, and 160 tons of hardwood sawtimber to be selectively thinned from approximately 591 acres of planted loblolly pine.

Due to special scheduled hunts on the property, pre-bid inspection (on your own) for interested parties will be limited to November 5 and 6 only. These will be the only opportunities for buyers to inspect the sale areas prior to bidding. Please respect these dates.
Bids will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. on November 18, 2020 at SCDNR Headquarters, 1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC – Room 202, at which time the bids will be publicly opened.

 

 

 

 

Department of Corrections


 

 

SC Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

Colonial Dorchester State Closes July 15 2:00pm
This sale area is located on Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site in the County of Dorchester, The Sale Area consists of approximately 70 acres and approximately ~3,068 tons of predominantly loblolly pine to be operator-select thinned to a residual basal area of 75 sq. ft. favoring longleaf pine leave trees (see attached map). Additional information and how to submit bids is located at:  http://webprod.cio.sc.gov/SCSolicitationWeb/solicitationAttachment.do?solicitnumber=5400019955

 

Timber Sale-Cheraw State Park Closes July 15 2:00pm
This sale area is located on Cheraw State Park in the County of Chesterfield. The Sale area consists of 250 acres of mixed longleaf and loblolly pine to be thinned. The area consist of approximately ~250ac of thinning and a small salvage clear-cut, consisting of approximately 1,530 tons of pine pulp, 437 tons of pine chip-n-saw, 7,644 tons of pine saw timber, and 437 tons of hardwood pulpwood. This is an operator selection thinning of the stand to a residual basal area of 70 sq. ft. of pines per acre favoring longleaf pine leave trees.
This Salvage is located on the same tract of land. A requirement of this sale is to include the Salvage Silvicultural Clear Cut as part of the agreement. A failure to do so would be a relinquishment of your performance bond. . Additionally all logging slash and debris, including tree-tops, limbs, butt-cuts, and other debris and by-products must be ground/dirty-chipped/fuel-chipped and/or removed from the property as part of this sale.
Additional information and how to submit bids is located at: 
http://webprod.cio.sc.gov/SCSolicitationWeb/solicitationAttachment.do?solicitnumber=5400019956

 

Department of Transportation

 

 

U.S. Forest Service

Francis Marion District Timber Sale:    Bids Will Open Feb 10.  2020, 11a.m.
Marked timber thinning approximately 496ac; FM 001 Burned Shed ADV TS 20. Located on The US Forest Service  Francis Marion District in Berkeley County  off State Hwy 41 & 166 Conifer Rd (33.141110° & -79.767605°.)    This sale consist of ~25,671 tons  Primarily pine sawtimber with moderate potential for pole quality stems.

Other Lands

 

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